On Tuesday, Republicans in the Senate blocked the debate of the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill aimed to eliminate pay discrimination against women. If passed, the Paycheck Fairness Act would require employers to demonstrate that any pay disparities between men and women are related to the job. It would also give more power to those […]
Black Women Demand More on Equal Pay Day
This year, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is August 7, the point into 2018 that black women must work on average to earn the same amount that white men earned in 2017 alone. That’s over 8 months of labor. Black women are paid 63 cents to every dollar that white men earn. When compared to white men, black women earn 38 percent less, and they earn 21 percent less than white women.
Today is Equal Pay Day
Today is Equal Pay Day, marking the point into the year 2017 that women in America need to work to in order to accumulate the same amount of income that men earned in 2016. The commemorative day is always held on a Tuesday to represent how far into the next week women must work to earn the amount made by men in the previous week.
Women in France Protest the Gender Wage Gap
Women in France intend to leave work on Monday at 4:34 pm in protest of the gender wage gap that persists in many workplaces.
Today is Latina Equal Pay Day
Today is Latina Equal Pay Day, the day of 2016 that Latina women would need to work to in order to accumulate what a white man earned in 2015.
Activists Rally for Latina Equal Pay Day
Latina women on average have to wait 10 months into the calendar year to be paid the same as white men in the previous year.
Women Scientists Receive Less Funding Than Their Male Peers, Study Finds
According to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, male scientists receive twice as much financial support to kickstart their careers in science and medicine as their female counterparts, an early career inequity that could limit professional opportunities for women scientists throughout their working lives.
President Obama Signs Pay Transparency Rule
Thanks to President Obama’s latest executive order, federal workers can no longer be retaliated against for discussing their pay.